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Buy a ticket today for one of our many guided, easy walking tasting tours in Manhattan.  If you want a lot of food, try our Flavors of NY tour, our Lower East Side Artisan Food Tour or our NoLIta:  Eat a Bite of Ethnic NY tour.  If you have a big sweet tooth, try our Chocolate, Wine & Dessert Tour of the Upper West Side or the NEW Downtown version. If you want to experience the best of Chinatown, join our Chinatown Highlights tour. If you're craving a cool brew, try our Craft Beer, Cheese & Chocolate Tour.

Chinatown Highlights: An adventure from SoHo to Chinatown, NoLIta and Greenwich Village.

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Taste some of the best Italian cheeses in Little Italy and shop like a chef!See Capitale on the Bowery, where an episode of Season 5 was shot.  This is  one of the most elegant party venues in Manhattan.

Are you a fan of Top Chef ?  Are you inspired to do more cooking at home or to become a trained chef? Then take this 3 hr. (approx.) walking tour. (We'll also jump on the subway for a short ride.)

Visit some of the neighborhoods, shops, restaurants & landmarks that the chefs went to while in NY. Taste some great food, experience things not offered to the public & learn what it's like to be a chef.  Meet a pastry chef and ask questions.

Participate in an interactive challenge and shop like a chef (& enjoy a special discount.)  Learn how to use a variety of knives and have a snack at one of Tom Colicchio's eateries.

Enjoy a variety of  tastes:

  • Sandwiches at 'wichcraft
  • A Chinatown Treat
  • Artisan Cheese in Little Italy where Leah shopped

Many real-life locations are featured on the tour, including:

  • The location where Carla cooked squab & peas
  • Where the chefs shopped for their challenges
  • The cooking school where they shot during season 3

For more information on private tour packages, check the FAQ's (link near top of page).

N.B. This isn't an authorized or official tour, but it sure is fun!  Top Chef is the property of Bravo Media, which is owned by NBC Universal.  City Food Tours is not licensed, approved by or otherwise associated with NBC Universal, or any contestant, judge or any other person responsible for appearing on Top Chef.  The content is assumed to be within the realm of the Public's Right of "Fair Use" & no copy infringement is intended.

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Disclaimer:  City Food Tours (CFT) is not responsible for the foods or beverages consumed on its tours. CFT acts solely as agent in arranging tours, transportation, venue visits & other services and does not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, loss or damage due to any act or default of any company, organization or person engaged in transporting passengers, rendering service, or carrying out arrangements for any tour or by the act of default of any restaurant or shop or its employees.